Kishtwar National Park

Open Time : Open 24 hours

Entry : free

Address : Kishtwar National Park, Forest Block

Website : https://kishtwar.nic.in/tourist-place/kishtwar-national-park/

Why to visit Kishtwar National Park

This park is located on a plateau above the Chenab river in the Kishtwar district. One notable feature of this location is the cultivation of saffron, which is done for a limited time only.

Kishtwar National Park has an area of 400-500 square kilometres and is known for its diverse flora and fauna. This wildlife park was created primarily to protect snow leopards. Aside from snow leopards, other notable wild animal species found here include musk deer, Himalayan black bear, and brown bear. This destination is ideal for nature lovers who will be unable to resist its beauty.

Kishtwar National Park is home to some of the most diverse flora and fauna on the planet. For example, here you will find approximately 50 species of birds as well as a large number of animals to explore and learn about the vast and diverse life that our planet has. This location must provide a plethora of opportunities for photographers to capture breathtaking images of nature's raw beauty.

How To Reach:

Air: The nearest airport is Jammu, which is 250 kilometres away from the park.

Rail: The nearest railhead is 248 kilometres away in Jammu.

Road: A road has been built up to Ikhala, and bus services are available until Plamer, which is 20 kilometres away. You'll have to continue on foot or by horseback.

FAQ on Kishtwar National Park

Mention a stay near the national park.

Accommodation is available at forest rest houses in Sirshi and Ikhala. It is. however. recommended that you contact the regional wildlife warden

What is the ideal time to visit the national park?

The months of September to May are ideal for seeing animals and birdwatching in Kishtwar National Park.

Special Tip

It is recommended to wear trekking shoes, light clothing, and a raincoat when visiting in the summer, and trekking shoes, heavy wool, waterproof windcheater when visiting in the winter.

By Jasmine Kaur

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